Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Homework Number 1-10 (09/20/2017)

Math
Complete the fractions handout.

You have a test on fractions Thursday.

Science
  1. Redraw the contour/topographical map of your hill.  Label each contour line  on white paper.
  2. Describe the procedure ( give steps in list form) for making the map and identify the scale on loose-leaf.  

I will collect and grade you work.  (25 points)

You have a quiz on Tuesday.  Study your notes about maps and geology.

ELA
1. Read the next ten pages in Monster.  Summarize your reading in a paragraph in your notebook.
2. In your notebook, answer questions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 on pages 27 to 29 in Codex.
3. Vocabulary Test on page 10 and 26 in Codex on Tuesday, September 26.

Social Studies
“This is the way the world began. . . .”  Tell the story of the creation of our universe.  Write like a storyteller.  Use the first person (“I”).  Include at least one piece of specific evidence from the video.  Click the link below if you would like to watch more of the video.

(On loose-leaf, draft and publish)

A History of the World in Two Hours

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Homework Number 1-9 (09/19/2017)

"What about the fish?"
Please take a few moments and vote for the names of our fish.  Pick two choices.  (There is a name for the black fish and the gold fish for each number, so you are writing a total of four names.)

Write your two choices on the back of your Social Studies homework.

1. Burt and Ernie
2. Pumpkin and Spice
3. Mr. Orange and Mrs. Black
4. Bubbles and Wubbles
5. Moon and Dawn
6. Bubble and Trouble
7. Apollo and Yoshi
8. Wanda and Cosmo
9. Alexander and Hamilton

Math
Blue Book
page 103, numbers 17-25
page 107, numbers 6-9

Please complete the worksheet  on fractions.

Science
The Science and Social Studies homework are the same tonight.  It only has to be done once, but I will count it for a grade in both classes (25 points).  Please read the instructions below.

ELA
Write the published piece for the Call Me Marvin essay we worked on in class yesterday.

Remember:

  • write only on the front of the paper
  • don't skip lines
  • have a heading and title on the top of the first page
  • make your writing neat and presentable

Social Studies
Complete a “Journey around the World” like we did in class.  Use the map on pages R6-R7 in the back of your textbook.  


  1. Start with the latitude and longitude coordinates (   ,   ) for our city of origin (where you start).
  2. Use scale to move from your origin to the next location.
  3. Give compass directions to the next four locations.
  4. Identify the latitude and longitude of your destination (end point).  
  5. There are six locations in total.  Include the answer (the name of the location) for each number next to the directions.  For example: (41 degrees N, 74 degrees W) New York City

Here is an example of what it should like like:

1. Origin: (41 N, 74 W) Answer: New York City
2. Go 4,200 miles east Answer: Madrid, Spain
3.
4.
5.
6. Destination: ( , )

Number each step. Remember to write neatly on loose-leaf.

Complete this homework on loose-leaf.  It will count as a homework grade in Science and Social Studies.  (25 points)

Monday, September 18, 2017

Homework Number 1-8 (09/18/2017)

Math
Blue Handbook
page 107, numbers 1-15

Please complete the handout on fractions.

Science
Complete numbers 1 a,b, and c and 2 a,b, and c in the yellow box on page 41 of your Science textbook.  Use the world map in the back of your Social Studies textbook if you need a map. (in your notebook)

ELA
Rewrite the draft that you wrote in class today.  (Due on Wednesday)

Social Studies
Read pages 6-7 of your Social Studies textbook.  Answer the two “Geography Skills” questions on the bottom of page 7. (in your notebook)

Friday, September 15, 2017

Homework Number 1-7

Math
You have a vocabulary quiz on Monday.

Blue Handbook
page 97, numbers 4-6
page 100, numbers 14-16
page 103, numbers 7-16

Science
Read page 53 in your packet.  Use the text and the diagrams to explain how volcanic eruptions can create a volcanic mountain.

ELA
Complete page 24 in the Codex.

Social Studies
Continue working on your mission statement over the weekend.  Put it on a piece of white paper or construction paper and decorate the page.  Make it look beautiful. You will make this mission statement the first page of your Leadership Notebook.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Homework Number 1-6 (09/14/2017)

Math
1. Blue Handbook
page 127, numbers 17-20
page 131, numbers 14-17 and 23-24

2. Complete Math Review Sheet

3. Math Quiz tomorrow

Science
Review pages 34 and 35 in your science book.  Use the map and picture on these pages to help you answer the following question in a paragraph:

“Do landforms influence the way that people use the land they live on?  Give an example about the United States in order to support your claim.”
(in notebook)

Quiz Tomorrow on variables (the Pendulum Experiment)


ELA
You have no new homework tonight.

Social Studies
After hearing today’s debate, answer the following question again.  Explain why the debate changed your mind or why you still feel the same way.

“Should Confederate monuments be removed from public spaces in the United States?”

Please use the same format that you used last night:
  1. Answer this question with a clear, simple claim.
  2. Give evidence to support your claim.
  3. Explain how your evidence supports your claim.
  4. Identify the counterclaim (“Others might say…”).
  5. Explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim.
  6. Write a summary sentence.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Homework Number 1-5 (09/13/2017)

Math
Please fill out the contact sheet.
Please return the signed contract.

Blue Handbook
page 123, numbers 1-4
page 125, numbers 9-12
page 126, numbers 13-14


Science
Read pages 34-39 in your science book.  Answer questions 2-3 on page 39.
Quiz on variables and the pendulum experiment on Friday


ELA
Complete pages 22 and 23 in Codex.  Please bring a sharpened No. 2 pencil to class.

Social Studies
Answer the following question in a complete paragraph.  Please write in your notebook.  Be sure to do all six things that are listed below.


“Should Confederate monuments be removed from public spaces in the United States?”

  1. Answer this question with a clear, simple claim.
  2. Give evidence to support your claim.
  3. Explain how your evidence supports your claim.
  4. Identify the counterclaim (“Others might say…”).
  5. Explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim.
  6. Write a summary sentence.

Map Quiz tomorrow
World Map (5 points each)
1. Label the five oceans.
2. Label the seven continents.
3. Label the United States of America.
4. Label the equator and the prime meridian.

United States Map (3 points each)
1. Label New York, Texas, and Florida.
2. Label Canada and Mexico.
3. Label the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
4. Label the Gulf of Mexico

Note: You do not have to know the location of the Mississippi River for this quiz.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Homework Number 1-4 (09/12/2017)

Math
Please fill out the contact sheet.
Please return the signed contract.

Blue Handbook
page 120, numbers 1-4
page 121, numbers 10-12
page 122, numbers 12-23

Science
Write a detailed procedure of at least five steps for “The Sock Experiment.”  Identify the independent variable, the dependent variable, and at least three constants/control variables.  

Quiz on variables and the pendulum experiment on Friday.


ELA
Rewrite the paragraph from class about Call Me Maria on loose-leaf paper.

Social Studies
Think of the story about Odysseus and the Cyclops that we read in class and answer the following question on loose-leaf: What does this story tell us about the Greeks?  

Link to story on web. (You do not have to read this. Only use this text if you find it helpful.)

Map Quiz on Thursday
World Map (5 points each)
1. Label the five oceans.
2. Label the seven continents.
3. Label the United States of America.
4. Label the equator and the prime meridian.


United States Map (3 points each)
1. Label New York, Texas, and Florida.
2. Label Canada and Mexico.
3. Label the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
4. Label the Gulf of Mexico

Note: You do not have to know the location of the Mississippi River for this quiz.